Destination guide

The friendly area of Ilminster awaits your stay

The countryside and gardens provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Ilminster. This welcoming city is known for its bars, restaurants and chocolate shops. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Ilminster

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Ilminster has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lyme Bay Winery (13.5 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Lyme Regis Golf Club (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Castlewood Vineyard (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Bridport and West Dorset Golf Club (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Ilminster

Travellers appreciate the pristine countryside and beautiful gardens, which is just a taste of what Ilminster has to offer. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Ilminster is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mapperton Gardens (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
  • Lyme Regis Beach (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Golden Cap (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • Monmouth Beach (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Wills Neck (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
  • West Bay Beach (17.1 mi / 27.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Ilminster

The nearest airport is in Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.), located 26 mi (41.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.), which is 32.5 mi (52.3 km) away.

Where to stay near Ilminster?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 509 holiday rentals near Ilminster. From 180 Houses to 20 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Ilminster for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Ilminster?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Ilminster. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Barrington Court: 1,452 holiday rentals
  • Sidmouth Beach: 1,358 holiday rentals
  • Tintinhull House Garden: 1,391 holiday rentals
  • County Cricket Ground: 1,057 holiday rentals
  • The Donkey Sanctuary: 1,362 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ilminster listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Ilminster?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 180 Houses in Ilminster. Our other popular types of Ilminster holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 20 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 226 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 226 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Ilminster?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 33 holiday homes with pool available in Ilminster. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.